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  • Sandi Garcia Grandmother from Sandi Garcia on April 9, 2013

    All my life i have known i had indian blood in me. I always thought it was great.For many years i have tried to do research on both sides of my family. Right now,i would like to do research on my paternal grandmother. Her name was Mary Eggar Pope. She…

  • Wilson Edwards My great grandmother Sarah E Littleton approx 1862 to 1918 from Wilson Edwards. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 9, 2013

    My great-grandmother Sarah E Littleton, lived from approximately 1862 to 1918. I have always been told that she was full blooded Choctaw and lived in Mississippi. She was married to my great-grandfather William Thadeous Edwards. I would like to be able to know more about her and my heritage through…

  • Jim Byrd A useful resource for tracing ancestry from Jim Byrd. 2 comments, most recently from Jonette Byington Dunlap on April 6, 2013

    A while back, I found a book “Tracing Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians Prior to Removal” by Rachel Mills Lennon. The author has ancestors in five different tribes, including Choctaw. The book mentions several Choctaw-related record collections I was not aware of. It turns out that a…

  • Luanne King Looking for they Shirey's from Luanne King. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 6, 2013

    Hi , my Mother had Choctaw blood , her Name was Barbara Shirey , I found some Shirey’s on the Dawes rolls , card #2215, an Edmund F Shirey & 4 other Shirey’s as well. How do I find out if theses are the Shirey’s I would be related too?…

  • Smithdaughter Mogulusha from Smithdaughter. 4 comments, most recently from Sa-sipoknih on April 5, 2013

    What does Mogulusha mean? Is it a chief’s name? Just trying to clarify some family history.

  • Sa-sipoknih Mogulusha from Sa-sipoknih on April 5, 2013

    Spelled various ways as Mogulusha, Mogolusha, Imoklasha, Limoklasha, Itimoklasha – the last two suggested by Dr. Ian Thompson of Choctaw Nation Historical Preservation as being the oldest while Mogolusha seems to be the most common in gov’t documents. The name refers to two places in MS, one designated as “old.”…

  • R. Tucker 1884 to 1907, White doctors in Choctaw Nations from R. Tucker. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 4, 2013

    I am in the process of writing a family history book. I have family history stating that my great grandfather applied and received acceptance from the Choctaw Council to be a doctor for the Choctaw Nations. He and his family moved near Doaksville, Choctaw Nations, Indian Terriorty. I have read…

  • Cecilia Wayne County, Mississippi--Collins, Holston and related families from Cecilia. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 2, 2013

    I am trying to make a connection between my ancestor’s English names and possible tribal connections. I was told that my English ancestors settled in Wayne County, Mississippi, in the 1830’s after the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit. This is confirmed by census records. I cannot make the connection to the…

  • Bob Thompson Tennessee McCann, and Jensie Beams from Bob Thompson. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 29, 2013

    Would appreciate any information on these two grandmothers – history, events,etc. They are my 2X and 3X grandmothers.

  • Teresa Redden Crow Albert Redden from Teresa Redden Crow. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 28, 2013

    I am trying to get information on my great grandfather, Albert Redden. The information I have is Residence: 1900 Township 6, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. Birth: JAN 1864 in Blanco, Texas. Death: 09 JAN 1946 in Hamilton, Texas. His father: Acey James Redden; Mother Eunice Cayce. Would like to know…

  • phunnicutt More Info on Choctaw Family History Please from phunnicutt. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 28, 2013

    I am trying to find more info on my Indian heritage. My ancestors daughters marriage is listed on the Choctaw marriage index. Their name is Tom & Lucy Markham and were in Garvin county, OK in 1900. The marriage took place on 3 July 1898. How would I go about…

  • R. E. McLellan Dawes Census Cards & Application Packets from R. E. McLellan on March 26, 2013

    I come across a lot of folks interested in these and think they must write to the National Archives in DC. The Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City has these. Also, there is a site online where you may download them. It is a paid website and located at www.fold3.com….

  • Eden Springs Holden Gate May from Eden Springs. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 24, 2013

    I am researching my relative named Holden Gate May who was supposedly an orphaned Choctaw who came out of Henry County, Tennessee, and later moved to Massac County, Illinois. Does anyone have any information about him, or can anyone verify his Choctaw lineage? Thank you in advance for your help….

  • Nancy Pary Lee "Pearlie" Jones from Nancy. 3 comments, most recently from Nancy on March 23, 2013

    We have been researching my husband’s great grandmother Pary Lee “Pearlie” Jones with little success. He grew up understanding she was Native American. We have a birth date of 1853 in Arkansas, death 1927 in NC. We can’t find anything on her parents, and other ancestors beyond. Seems she sometimes…

  • A Wyatt William Odell from A Wyatt. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 23, 2013

    I was looking for an ancestor that was supposed to be Native American according to all the surviving decendants. My 4th GGrandmother’s name was Ebbie Smith but originally according to the family bible her father was William Odell and her mother was Emily/Emma/Emila Tiry/Tirey – last name maybe. 1900 shows…

  • nicole patrice dickson a not-enrolled # from nicole patrice dickson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 22, 2013

    i have the # .i got it at IBA how can i get records unsealed

  • carrie garman makinson dillard family tree from carrie garman. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 22, 2013

    Is there anyone that knows any family history for the Dillards or Makinsons? Makinsons were on dawes roll but i can’t locate them on choctaw or cherokee sites

  • James griffin Native heritage from James griffin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 22, 2013

    My grandfather has Native American blood and his name is wilsie Williams. There is only one other wilsie Williams currently living. Wilsie is a very unique name. However, I found a dawe roll with a female, age of 2 listed as a female, full blooded Choctaw. Do you think this…

  • shan928 Traut, John from shan928. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 21, 2013

    My great-grandfather was john traut dawes 12975. i believe his brother was frank traut 12974. i think his mother was minnie or minnie jr (12971-12972) and his father was henry. I think he had a cousin henry abraham traut. i know they lived in mcalester, ok. possibly tobusky or pittsburg…

  • Martha Dunham Looking for infornmation on Lamanda Clifton from Martha Dunham. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 20, 2013

    My great grandmother is named Lamanda Clifton and she is supposed to be Choctaw but I cannot find any information of her or her family. I have hit a dead end on ancestory.com in trying to research that side of my family. Does anyone have any suggestions for how I…